By Gael Hannan
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These are examples of a listicle—a combination of an article and a list which offers advice to help you solve a problem, make you a better person, or make you prettier, smarter, richer or all three at one go. Writers like listicles because using bullet points means less grammar and punctuation to worry about. Readers like them because it’s about their problem, getting to the point without a lot of yah-de-ya-da (which is what you’re reading right now).